§ 563.51 Restrictions on the conduct of bingo
§ 563.52 Limited period bingo
§ 563.53 Special bingo games
§ 563.54 Progressive jackpot bingo
§ 563.55 Local ordinances

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 563 > Subchapter IV

  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years, except that for purposes of investigating or prosecuting a person who is alleged to have violated any state or federal criminal law or any civil law or municipal ordinance, "adult" means a person who has attained the age of 17 years. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Bingo: as used in this chapter shall not mean any game using free cards and donated prizes, if any, for which no payment of consideration is made by participants. See Wisconsin Statutes 563.03
  • Bingo occasion: means a single gathering or session at which a series of successive bingo games is played. See Wisconsin Statutes 563.03
  • Bingo supplies and equipment: means all cards, boards, sheets, markers, pads or other supplies, devices or equipment designed for use in the play of bingo. See Wisconsin Statutes 563.03
  • Department: means the department of administration. See Wisconsin Statutes 563.03
  • Extra regular card: means a nondisposable card which affords additional opportunities to play in a regular bingo game to be played at a bingo occasion. See Wisconsin Statutes 563.03
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Following: when used by way of reference to any statute section, means the section next following that in which the reference is made. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Gambling place: has the meaning designated in…. See Wisconsin Statutes 563.03
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Licensed organization: means an organization licensed under this chapter to conduct bingo. See Wisconsin Statutes 563.03
  • Limited period bingo: means the conduct of bingo for a period of not more than 4 out of 5 consecutive days in any one year at a festival, bazaar, picnic, carnival or similar special function conducted by a licensed organization. See Wisconsin Statutes 563.03
  • Minor: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years, except that for purposes of investigating or prosecuting a person who is alleged to have violated a state or federal criminal law or any civil law or municipal ordinance, "minor" does not include a person who has attained the age of 17 years. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Person: includes all partnerships, associations and bodies politic or corporate. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Preceding: when used by way of reference to any statute section, means the section next preceding that in which the reference is made. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Premises: means any room, hall, enclosure, tent, or outdoor area in which bingo is being played. See Wisconsin Statutes 563.03
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Progressive jackpot bingo: means a series of bingo games in which the prize is carried over to the succeeding game if no player wins a game within a specified number of calls. See Wisconsin Statutes 563.03
  • Regular bingo game: means a bingo game in which a person, upon payment of an admission, is issued a regular bingo card and may purchase or rent extra regular cards. See Wisconsin Statutes 563.03
  • Special bingo card: means a disposable, specially marked bingo card which affords a person the opportunity to participate in a special bingo game to be played at a bingo occasion. See Wisconsin Statutes 563.03
  • State: when applied to states of the United States, includes the District of Columbia, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the several territories organized by Congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; "year" alone means "year of our Lord". See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01